Every February, in honor of Valentine’s Day, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals presents I Love NYC Pets Month to shine a spotlight on New York City’s homeless animals and encourage more people to adopt a furry family member.
This year, we hope you’ll join us in three special ways…
Share Your Love!
Enter the I Love NYC Pets Month Photo Contest
Is your loveable pet the quintessential NYC pet? If you think so, then share a photo of your pet with us this month for a chance to win a fun prize! This photo contest runs from February 1 through February 28, 2012.
How to Enter
Submit a photo of your pet (you can be in the photo, too, if you’d like) and a brief caption that describes why you think your pet is the quintessential, loveable Little New Yorker. (Does she like bagels? Is he fond of elbowing his way through rush hour crowds? You get the idea….)
Throughout February, you, your friends, and all Mayor’s Alliance Facebook fans can vote for their favorite photos each day.
After the contest closes at 11:59 p.m. on February 28, we’ll determine the three photos that received the most votes, and will announce the winners on our website and blog. All three winners will be featured in a special article that will appear on the Mayor’s Alliance website and blog in March, and the winning photos will appear on our website’s home page.
Each winner will also receive two limited edition Mayor’s Alliance I Love NYC Pets SocialPakt t-shirts — you pick the sizes.
Wear Your Love!
Purchase a Limited Edition I Love NYC Pets T-Shirt
Between February 1 and February 29, purchase an I Love NYC Pets t-shirt, designed exclusively for the Mayor’s Alliance by SocialPakt, and support NYC’s animals. The original design by NYC-based artist Charlie Tsampa evokes one of the globally recognized emblems of New York City and can be proudly worn by anyone who loves animals. It will make a great gift for Valentine’s Day, and a memorable way to acknowledge your support of Little New Yorkers all year long!
Be sure to order online by February 5 for delivery by Valentine’s Day. These tees are available in adult sizes only. They retail for $20.00 each, and the Mayor’s Alliance receives $6.00 from every sale.
Open Your Heart to a New Love!
Adopt a Little New Yorker Today!®
We can think of no better way to celebrate I Love NYC Pets Month than by adopting a homeless cat, dog, or other pet from a shelter or rescue group. As was our intention six years ago when we first introduced I Love NYC Pets Month, raising awareness about the thousands of wonderful pets awaiting loving adopters is the number one reason we celebrate I Love NYC Pets Month.
Pet Adoption Options
Adopt a Pet from Animal Care & Control of NYC
Locate a Shelter or Rescue Group in Your Borough
Attend an Adoption Event
Adopt a Senior Pet
Adopt a Picasso Veterinary Fund Pet
Adopt a Cat or Kitten from the NYC Feral Cat Initiative
Foster a Pet